Parliamentary Election Delegation Meets in Mogadishu

A meeting was held in Mogadishu to discuss the start of the registration of delegates for the upcoming parliamentary elections. The three-day conference was attended by the Federal Electoral Implementation Committee, which convened the Chairs of the Electoral Commissions of Somaliland, Galmudug, Puntland, Jubbaland, South West, Hirshabelle, Benadir and the Dispute Resolution Committee. The purpose […]

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Former US President Bill Clinton Hospitalized With Non-Covid Infection

Former President Bill Clinton, 75, was admitted two days ago to a hospital in Irvine, California, where he is being treated for a non-COVID-19 infection, a spokesman said Thursday. Clinton, 75, was admitted Tuesday night to the ICU Medical Center in Irvine “for a non-COVID-19 infection,” Clinton spokesman Angel Urena said. “He is on the […]

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Somalia, World Bank discuss infrastructure development

The Minister of Public Works, Reconstruction and Housing of the Federal Government of Somalia HE Mohamed Aden Maalim (Somali) received in his office a delegation from the World Bank who inspected the Ministry of Public Works, as the first phase of the Surp Project was completed. He has just started his second phase in all […]

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Islamic State Of West Africa Leader Dead, Nigerian Top General Says

Nigeria’s top general said on Thursday that Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) insurgent group, was dead. ISWAP is an offshoot of the insurgent group Boko Haram that has been fighting the Nigerian armed forces for 12 years. The two militant groups later clashed with each other. The […]

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Somali government hands over vehicles to Jubbaland administration

The Minister of Ports and Maritime Transport of the Somali Government Ms. Maryan Aweys Jama and a delegation led by her arrived in Kismayo, and were welcomed at the airport by the Minister of Civil Aviation and Transport Abdullahi Dubat Shiil and other members. The minister was accompanied by a delegation of ministry staff and […]

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Somali-owned businesses set on fire in South Africa

South African gangs have set fire to foreign and Somali-owned businesses on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth in South Africa. Witnesses confirmed that three shops had been set on fire, two of them owned by Somalis in Kwazakhele village, while the third was in Zwide, according to police spokesman Col Priscilla Naidu. The incident follows […]

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Somali security forces conducted a planned operation

The Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) forces have carried out security operations in Luuq district in Gedo region in the last few hours. Al-Shabaab militants have claimed responsibility for the bombings, which killed more than 100 people in the capital, Mogadishu. The operation was led by the commander of Nisa forces in Gedo […]

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Jubbaland Cabinet Holds Drought Meeting Ministry of Relief and Disaster Management

The first vice president of Jubaland state Mohamud Sayid Aden today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss various issues. First, the Ministry of Relief and Disaster Management reported on the progress of drought relief efforts in many parts of Jubaland, with the Ministry outlining its plans to assist those affected by the drought. The Ministry […]

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Attack Reveals Mali’s Brutal And Ongoing Caste System

A group of people celebrating Mali’s Independence Day were brutally attacked, hand and foot tied and publicly humiliated in the Kayes region of western Mali on 28 September. The attack reveals the continuing impacts of “ancestry-based slavery,” a form of discrimination that has persisted in the West African country, long after forced labor and servitude […]

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Tirop, Olympic Runner Who Held The World Record, Was Stabbed To Death In Kenya

Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-time World Championship bronze medalist, was found stabbed to death in her home, Athletics Kenya said Wednesday. The 25-year-old represented Kenya in the 5,000-meter event at the Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth in the final. “Tirop was found dead at her home in Iten after she was allegedly stabbed […]

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